National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awardees

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards



Brick x Brick
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
Miami, FL


Confident Voices
SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young
New York, NY


Cool Classics!
Chicago, IL


Creative Readers
Port Washington Public Library
Port Washington, NY


Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company
Destiny Arts Center
Oakland, CA


High School Apprenticeship Program
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA


MAPS Media Institute
The Irwin and Florence Rosten Foundation, Inc.
Hamilton, MT


Newark Museum Explorers
Newark Museum
Newark, NJ


Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s College Prep Program
Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Litchfield Park, AZ


Teen Innovators at BLDG 92
Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY


The Penguin Project
The Penguin Project Foundation, Inc.
Peoria, IL


The Summer Performing Arts Company
Grand Forks Public Schools
Grand Forks, ND


MASC Awesome Arts
MASC (Multi-Cultural Arts for Schools and Communities)
Ottawa, Canada



AileyCamp Miami
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Miami, FL


Baranov Museum Youth History & Film Summer Intensive
Kodiak Historical Society
Kodiak, AK


IBA’s Youth Development Program
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
Boston, MA


Next Gen
Bay Area Video Coalition
San Francisco, CA


Screen It!
Mexic-Arte Museum
Austin, TX


Sphinx Overture
Sphinx Organization
Detroit, MI


St. Louis ArtWorks
St. Louis, MO


Subway Sleuths
New York Transit Museum
Brooklyn, NY


Teen Arts + Tech Program
West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT)
Grand Rapids, MI


The Reading Road Show – Gus Bus Program
Office on Children & Youth, Institute for Innovation in Health & Human Services, James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA


Tribal Youth Ambassadors
California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Santa Rosa, CA


True Colors: Out Youth Theater
Theater Offensive
Boston, MA


Creative Youth Development in Cuba
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba School
La Habana, Cuba



ACTE II (A Commitment to Excellence)
Rosie’s Theater Kids, Inc.
New York, NY


Action Arts and Science Program
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science
Sioux Falls, SD


Art High
Armory Center for the Arts
Pasadena, CA


CityDance DREAM Program
CityDance, Inc.
Washington, DC


Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Community Partnership Programs
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI


Spy Hop Productions
Salt Lake City, UT


Summer Teen Docent Program
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Inc.
New Orleans, LA


Urban Artisans
ArtMix, Inc. (formerly known as VSA Indiana)
Indianapolis, IN


Urban Investigations
The Center for Urban Pedagogy, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY


Young Author Project
Deep Center, Inc.
Savannah, GA


Young Writers & Leaders
The Telling Room
Portland, ME


Youth Mentoring Program
Portland, OR


Organization for Youth Empowerment
Yoro, Honduras



¡CityArts! Community AfterSchool Program
Providence ¡CityArts! For Youth, Inc.
Providence, RI


CPS Shakespeare!
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago, IL


Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Program
Delta Blues Museum
Clarksdale, MS


everybody dance!
The Gabriella Foundation
Los Angeles, CA


Job Training in the Arts
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
Aurora, CO


Middle School Program
Workshop Houston
Houston, TX


New Ballet Ensemble & School (NBE) Residencies/Scholarships
New Ballet Ensemble & School (NBE)
Memphis, TN


New Victory Usher Corps
The New Victory Theater / The New 42nd Street
New York, NY


Project STEP (String Training and Education Program)
Project STEP
Boston, MA


Publicolor’s Continuum of Design-Based Programs
Publicolor, Inc.
New York, NY


Teens Make History
Missouri History Museum
St. Louis, MO


TeenSpace: Circle of Mentoring
Santa Ana Public Library
Santa Ana, CA


Performing Arts Program
Salaam Baalak Trust
New Delhi, India



Art Reach
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Inc.
Provincetown, RI


Boston Children’s Chorus
Boston Children’s Chorus, Inc.
Boston, MA


CEPA’s Community-Based Youth Education Program
Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts, Inc.
Buffalo, NY


Ifetayo Youth Ensemble (IYE)
Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy
Brooklyn, NY


Investigating Where We Live
National Building Museum
Washington, DC


OrchKids: Planting Seeds for a Bright Future
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Baltimore, MD


Pearl Bailey Youth Program
Newport News Public Library System
Newport News, VA


Project AIM (Arts in Motion)
Creative Kids, Inc.
El Paso, TX


Project Discovery
Dallas Theater Center
Dallas, TX


Storycatchers Theatre’s Programs for Detained and Incarcerated Youth
Storycatchers Theatre
Chicago, IL


Summer Institute
Sadie Nash Leadership Project
New York, NY


Community Partners-WriteGirl
Los Angeles, CA


Kuruka Maisha Foundation
c/o The GoDown Arts Centre
Nairobi, Kenya



African Culture & History Through Traditional Dance & Music
African Culture Connection
Omaha, NE


Arts Education Program for Youth
Arts Corps
Seattle, WA


AS220 Youth Studio
Providence, RI


ICA Out-of-School Teen Programs
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Boston, MA


Mariachi Master Apprentice Program
City of San Fernando
San Fernando, CA


Myth and the Hero
Alchemy, Inc.
Copley, OH


New York City Urban Debate League
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
Bronx, NY


Out of School Programs
DreamYard Project, Inc.
Bronx, NY


Paso Nuevo/Next Step
Grupo de Artistas Lationamericanos, Inc. (GALA Hispanic Theatre)
Washington, DC


RISE! (Rhythm in Setting Expectations)
Crispus Attucks Cultural Center
Norfolk, VA


Student Historians High School Internship Program
New-York Historical Society
New York, NY


Youth Radio
Oakland, CA


The 100 Dong Songs Program
Western China Cultural Ecology Research Workshop
Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China



Denver, CO


Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Grand Rapids, MI


Fleisher Youth Art Programs
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
Philadelphia, PA


Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (formerly known as 826 Seattle)
Seattle, WA


Humanities Rock
The Care Center
Holyoke, MA


Native American Composer Apprentice Project
Grand Canyon Music Festival
Grand Canyon, AZ


Positive Directions Through Dance
The Dance Institute of Washington
Washington, DC


Saturday Academies of American History
The Gilder Lehrman Institute
New York, NY


Sojourn to the Past
San Bruno, CA


Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Inc.
Young People’s Chorus
New York, NY


Young Shakespeare Workshop
Seattle, WA


East Boston, MA


Youth Community Media Project
Kampung Halaman
Wedomartani, Indonesia



After-School Playwriting Program
Young Playwrights’ Theater, Inc.
Washington, DC


Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP)
Heart of Brooklyn Cultural Institutions, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY


Center for Community Partnerships: Community School Initiative
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL


Community Musicworks
Community Musicworks
Providence, RI


FACT After-School Programs
Artsmart (formerly known as Fine Arts for Children & Teens, Inc.)
Santa Fe, NM


Girlstories Theatre Project and Workshops
Powerstories Theatre, Inc.
Tampa, FL


M.O.M.I.E.: The After School Program
Mentors of Minorities in Education, Inc. (M.O.M.I.E.)
Washington, DC


New Directions YouthArts
City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs
Las Vegas, NV


Project ALERTA
Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT), University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston, MA


RiverzEdge Arts Project
RiverzEdge Arts Project
Woonsocket, RI


San Francisco WritersCorps
San Francisco Pubic Library, San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco, CA


Scripps College Academy
Scripps College
Claremont, CA


Training in the Arts and Culture of the African Diaspora
Artists Collective, Inc.
Hartford, CT


Urban Voices
Global Action Project, Inc.
New York, NY


Wing Luke Asian Museum
Seattle, WA


Jean Baptiste Dessaix Music School (Ecole de Musique Dessaix-Baptiste)
Jacmel, Haiti



Art a la Carte
College Bound Dorchester
Dorchester, MA


Citywide Poets
InsideOut Literary Arts Project
Detroit, MI


Express Yourself
Express Yourself, Inc.
Beverly, MA


Girls Write Now Mentoring Program
Girls Write Now, Inc.
New York, NY


Harmony Project
The Harmony Project
Los Angeles, CA


Higher Achievement
Higher Achievement-DC Metro
Washington, DC


New Urban Arts
Project New Urban Arts
Providence, RI


Outreach Program with Incarcerated Youth
Keshet Dance Company
Albuquerque, NM


Shakespeare Remix Program
Epic Theatre Ensemble
New York, NY


Sitar Arts Center
Washington, DC


Tag Teen Program
City of Willcox (Elsie S. Hogan Community Library)
Willcox, AZ


The Old Brick Playhouse Company Apprentice Program
The Old Brick Playhouse Company
Elkins, WV


Yollocalli Arts Reach
National Museum of Mexican Art
Chicago, IL


Young Artist Apprenticeship Program
Blaffer Gallery
Houston, TX


Young Chicago Authors
Chicago, IL


Alwan wa Awtar
Cairo, Egypt


Estrallas Con Ángel
Centro de la Cultura Infantil La Chácara, Instituto de Cultura de Campeche
Campeche, Mexico


Green Path of Art, Arts Training for Youth in Sichuan
Sichuan Province, People’s Republic of China


Radiombligo, A.C.
Chiapas, Mexico



Alaska Native Heritage Center After-School High School Program
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage, AK


America SCORES
America SCORES
New York, NY


Art and Leadership Program for Girls and Boys
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Santa Fe, NM


Berklee City Music
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA


Fulton Youtheatre Program
Fulton Opera House Foundation
Lancaster, PA


The AJA Project
San Diego, CA


Latino Arts Strings Program
Latino Arts, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI


Project Jericho
Clark State Community College Performing Arts Center
Springfield, OH


Queens Teens
Queens Museum of Art
Queens, NY


Simpson Street Free Press, Inc.
Monona, WI


Summer Arts for Youth
Arts for Learning, The Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN


Sura Arts Academy
Arab American National Museum/ACCESS
Dearborn, MI


TADA! Resident Youth Ensemble
TADA! Youth Theater
New York, NY


Word Journeys
Pima County Library
Tucson, AZ


Youth Ensemble of Atlanta
Youth Ensemble of Atlanta (YEA)
Atlanta, GA


Amateur Actor Training Class of the Shaanxi Qin Qiang Opera
Shaanxi Opera and Drama Research Institute
Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People’s Republic of China


Boys and Girls to the Rescue of Cultural Roots
Grupo Cultural Comunitario E Indígena Chontal
Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico


Children’s Marimba Workshops
Casas de Cultura del Estado de Oaxaca
Oaxaca, Mexico


Friday Workshops for Working Children
The Townhouse Gallery
Cairo, Egypt



Discovery Trails Program
Accessible Arts, Inc.
Kansas City, KS


Dreams Center for Arts Education
Dreams of Wilmington, Inc.
Wilmington, NC


Junior Docent Program
The Hudson River Museum
Yonkers, NY


La Pilita Youth Docent Program
La Pilita Association
Tucson, AZ


Playwright Mentoring Project
Barrington Stage Company
Pittsfield, MA


Richmond Boys Choir
Richmond, VA


Ritmo en Acción Youth Dance Initiative
The Hyde Square Task Force, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA


Sitka Fine Arts Camp
Alaska Arts Southeast, Inc.
Sitka, AK


Summer READS: S.W.A.R.M.
Philadelphia, PA


The Lab
Reel Works Teen Filmmaking, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY


The Unusual Suspects Company
Los Angeles, CA


WINGS Performing Arts
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children
Gulfport, MS


Chicago Humanities Festival & Chicago Park District
Chicago, IL


Young Artists Apprenticeship & Debbie Allen Dance Institute
Imagination Celebration Fort Worth, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX


Youthlight Photography Project
Hampden Family Center, Inc.
Baltimore, MD


Cultural Center San Francisco Tzacalha
Hacienda San Francisco
Yucután, Mexico


Development Program of Huapanguero Children and Youth of Querétaro
Instituto Querétano de la Cultura y las Artes
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico


Little Companion Art Troupe
China Welfare Institute Children’s Place (CWICP)
Shanghai, People’s Republic of China



Art at the Heart Intervention Hope
Southwest Arkansas Arts Council
Hope, AR


Baltimore Urban Debate League
Baltimore, MD


Birmingham Cultural Alliance Partnership (B-CAP)
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham, AL


Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra
New Orleans, LA


Radio Rookies
WNYC Radio Inc.
New York, NY


Shakespeare in the Courts
Shakespeare & Company
Lenox, MA


ShakesPEERS (formerly known as SE Project)
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Washington, DC


Snow City Arts Foundation
Chicago, IL


Starfish Academy
YMCA of Greater North Carolina
Charlotte, NC


Communities In Schools of New Jersey
Newark, NJ


Teatro de la Rosa Youth Program (1440 Experience)
Latin Arts Association of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX


Tlingit Language and Cultural Program
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
Haines, AK


Upward Bound and Talent Search
Double Discovery Center at Columbia University
New York, NY


Write to Read: Youth Literacy at Juvenile Hall
Alameda County Library
Fremont, CA


Young Musicians Choral Orchestra (former project of University of California (Regents))
Berkeley, CA


Children’s Cultural Center La Vecindad
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico


La Chácara Children’s Cultural Center
Instituto de Cultura de Campeche
Campeche, Mexico



Book Group Programs at Family Focus
Literature for All of Us
Evanston, IL


Castle Performing Arts Learning Center
Department of Education: J.B. Castle High School
Kaneohe, HI


Cathedral Choir School of Delaware
Cathedral Community Services, Inc.
Wilmington, DE


Cultural Alternatives Division
The Music and Arts Center for Humanity (MACH)
Bridgeport, CT


ICP at The Point
International Center of Photography (ICP)
New York, NY


JAMS (Jobs in the Arts Make Sense)
Van Go Mobile Arts, Inc.
Lawrence, KS


Latino Outreach Program
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA


Moving in the Spirit
IndepenDANCE, Inc.
Atlanta, GA


Old Stories, New Voices Program
Colorado Historical Society
Denver, CO


Pillsbury House Theatre Chicago Avenue Project
Pillsbury United Communities
Minneapolis, MN


Teen Arts Council (formerly known as Youth-Art-in-Action)
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Boston, MA


Teen Media Program
The Community Art Center, Inc.
Cambridge, MA


The ArtsLiteracy Project: Brown Summer High School
Brown University
Providence, RI


The School Project
P.S. ARTS (formerly housed under Inside Out Community Arts, Inc.)
Venice, CA


Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc.
New York, NY


Margarita Septién Ludic Center
Colima, Mexico


The Art and Children Project
Nogales, Mexico



Access to Theatre
Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Boston, MA


After-School and Summertime Blues Camp
Alabama Blues Project
Tuscaloosa, AL


Albany Park Theatre Project
Chicago, IL


Aquarium on Wheels
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc.
Baltimore, MD


Arts and Literacy Program
Coalition for Hispanic Family Services
Brooklyn, NY


ARTS STREET (Mayor’s Office Workforce Development)
City and County of Denver
Denver, CO


Community Arts Partnership (CAP)
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA


Creative Solutions Summer Program
Big Thought (formerly known as Young Audiences of North Texas)
Dallas, TX


Museum Ambassador Program
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


Nez Perce Culture Camp
Nez Perce Arts Council
Lapwai, ID


Preschool Outreach Plus
Rapides Parish Library
Alexandria, LA


Regent After School Program
Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY


Statewide Advanced Training Program
National Dance Institute of New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM


The Saturday Outreach Program
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, NY


The Windham and New London ConnCAP Programs
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT


Desarrollo Creativo
Vientos Culturales
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico


Programa de Atención a Grupos Vulnerables
Instituto Quintanarroense de la Cultura
Chetumal, Qunitano Roo, Mexico



ACES—Achievement Through Community Service Education and Skill Building
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia, PA


Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey
Kansas City, MO


Los Angeles Center for Education Research (LACER) Afterschool Programs: Literacy Arts Culture Education and Recreation
Hollywood, CA


Community Music School, Inc.
Raleigh, NC


Hard Cover
Community Television Network
Chicago, IL


Life Lines Community Arts Project
Center for Family Life St. Christopher-Ottilie, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY


Chicago, IL


Orphan Girl Theatre
Orphan Girl Children’s Theatre (formerly housed under Butte Center for the Performing Arts)
Butte, MT


Pre-Professional Dance Program
COCA—Center of Creative Arts
St. Louis, MO


Project Image, Teen Images, and The Place Where I Live
Boston Photo Collaborative, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA


Project Yield
Museum of Children’s Art
Oakland, CA


Radio Arte WRTE 90.5 FM
National Museum of Mexican Art (formerly known as Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum)
Chicago, IL


SWAT Team Celebration Team and Summer Institute
National Dance Institute, Inc.
New York, NY


The Wooden Floor (formerly known as Saint Joseph Ballet Company)
Santa Ana, CA


Will Power to Youth
Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (formerly known as Shakespeare Festival/LA)
Los Angeles, LA


Youth Guide Development Program
Multicultural Youth Tour of What’s Now
Boston, MA


Talleres Comunitarios en las 8 Regiones de Nuestro Estado
Taller de Artes Plásticas Rufino Tamayo Instituto Oaxaqueño de las Culturas
Oaxaca, Mexico


Coros MECED-Chimalli
Instituto Tamaulipeco para la Cultura y las Artes
Cuidad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico



A Company of Girls
East End Children’s Workshop
Portland, ME


Architecture & Design Community Studies Project
Henry Street Settlement
New York, NY


Dance-The Next Generation
Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc.
Sarasota, FL


DC Youth Orchestra Program
Washington, DC


Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center
San Pablo, CA


Museum Team Afterschool Program
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY


NORD/NOBA Center for Dance
New Orleans Ballet Association
New Orleans, LA


San Antonio, TX


Students at Risk – STAR
Trollwood Performing Arts Center
Morehead, MN


Young Artists at Work
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, CA


Youth Document Durham
Center for Documentary Studies
Durham, NC


Fábrica de Artes y Oficios de Oriente
Iztapalapa, Mexico


Talleres Culturales en Zonas Marginadas
Centro Municipal de Artes
Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico



Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
St. Louis, MO


Artists for Humanity
Boston, MA


Arts and Cultural Preservation Program Youth/Elder Initiative
Tohono O’odham Community Action
Sells, AZ

Boys’ Choir of Tallahassee
Florida State University School of Social Work
Tallahassee, FL

Documentary Workshop
Educational Video Center
New York, NY


Great Basin Young Chautauquans
Nevada Humanities Committee
Reno, NV


Inner-City Arts After School
Inner-City Arts
Los Angeles, CA


James E. Biggs Early Childhood Education Center
Covington, KY


Philadelphia Department of Recreation Mural Arts Program
Philadelphia, PA


Young Strings
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas, TX



Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago, IL


Education Through The Arts
The Village of Arts and Humanities
Philadelphia, PA


Mississippi Cultural Crossroads
Minneapolis, MN


Peer Education Program
Illusion Theater and School, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN


Prime Time Reading Time
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
New Orleans, LA


Project Self Discovery
Cleo Parker Dance
Denver, CO


Raw Chiefs
Raw ArtWorks, Inc.
Lynn, MA


The New Voices Ensemble
The People’s Light & Theatre Company
Malvern, PA


Youth Communication
New York, NY


Youth In Focus
Seattle, WA



After School Matters
Gallery 37
Chicago, IL


Angkor Dance Troupe
Lowell, MA


Corcoran Art Mentorship Program (CAMP)
Corcoran School of Art
Washington, DC


DC WritersCorps
Washington, DC


East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
Richmond, CA


El Puente Arts & Cultural Center
Brooklyn, NY


Hilltop Artists in Residence
Tacoma, WA


Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit
Detroit, MI


Was: Teen Parent Reading Project
Vermont Council on the Humanities
Montpelier, VT


Young Aspirations/Young Artists, Inc.
New Orleans, LA



Appalachian Media Institute
Whitesburg, KY


Arts Apprenticeship Training Program
Manchester Craftsman Guild
Pittsburgh, PA


Gallup Performing Arts Academy
Gallup Area Arts Council
Gallup, NM


Kaleidoscope Preschool Arts Enrichment Program
Settlement Music School
Philadelphia, PA


PAH! Deaf Youth Theatre
Wheelock Family Theatre
Boston, MA


Street-Level Youth Media
Chicago, IL


The Experimental Gallery
The Children’s Museum
Seattle, WA


The 52 Street Project
New York, NY


The Yard (Youth at Risk Dancing)
Cleveland School of the Arts
Cleveland, OH


Urban smARTS
Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs
San Antonio, TX


National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards